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The 2023 African Mining Indaba will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from Monday, 6 February to Thursday, 9 February. This is the continent’s leading gathering in the mining sector and is a massive driver of investment and networking. The Mining Indaba hosts guest speakers, ministers, business leaders and conglomerates from across the entire supply chain under one roof.

The event sheds light on new economic strategies, supply chain efficiencies and potential investment opportunities for over 6500 attendees, of which there are estimated to be more than 500 investors, 48 ministers from across Africa and 530 mining companies. Registration for the indaba is now open.

Custom Bulk Bags is a leading manufacturer and supplier of world-class bulk bags in South Africa. We produce up to 3.5 million bulk bags per annum for a wide variety of customers, including various mining companies and ore processors. All of our bulk bags have a minimum safety factor rating of 5:1 and are manufactured in accordance with international regulations and standards.

Guest speakers at the 2023 African Mining Indaba

This year, a high-profile line-up of guest speakers and industry experts is confirmed. Business leaders from Anglo American Group, Rio Tinto, Exxaro Resources, Barrick Gold Corporation and B2Gold Corporation will share insights and expert opinions on the current and future mining industry. 

There will also be a number of guest speakers from non-mining enterprises, including Eskom, Deloitte, Vodacom, Standard Bank, Sasol and the World Bank, to name a few. Numerous ministers will also attend this year’s event, including the ministers of mining from South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Nigeria and Angola. In attendance, there will also be various ministers from other portfolios within South Africa and various sub-Saharan countries.

Why attend the 2023 Mining Indaba

This event is a vital networking tool for anyone interested in the African mining sector. Countless deals have been made in previous years that have led to the development and growth of the continental industry. The insights and expertise given at the indaba will be highly beneficial for investors, industry role-players and companies across the supply chain.

“Succeeding for over 27 years, Mining Indaba has a unique and widening perspective of the African mining industry, bringing together visionaries and innovators across the entire value chain. Additionally, Mining Indaba continues to support education, career development, sustainable development, and other important causes in Africa,” reads a statement on the event’s website.

The indaba is a platform for connection and for forming new business partnerships. “The conference makes a significant impact on the regional and wider economy of South Africa. As well as contributing R156-million to [the] South African GDP (of which 73% was from international sources), it generated 214 full-time annual job equivalents in the country and contributed R19-million to national taxes,” the statement reads. 

Any enterprise that plays a role in the mining value chain should consider attending this year’s event. The deal-making section of the website is of particular interest to companies that are looking to establish partnerships or invest in the industry. This business match-making page is the perfect place to find companies and investors that meet your needs.

Be sure to register for the Mining Indaba if you’d like to attend. This annual event will bring together all industry role-players, suppliers, investors and experts – from bulk packaging suppliers and heavy machinery to banks and academic leaders in the mining and minerals sphere. For more information about our bulk bags, please contact us today.


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